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I – Inferior Rectal Artery originates from the Internal Pudendal Artery.

NNear the anorectal junction, the Inferior Rectal Artery forms an important connection with the middle rectal artery.

FFunctionally, the Inferior Rectal Artery supplies blood to the lower part of the rectum and the anal canal.

EEmbryologically, the Inferior Rectal Artery develops from branches of the internal iliac artery.

RRelevance: Understanding the Inferior Rectal Artery is crucial for surgical procedures and interventions in the anorectal region.

IIt is essential to be aware of the Inferior Rectal Artery’s anatomy when dealing with hemorrhoids and other conditions affecting the anal area.

OOrientation: The Inferior Rectal Artery typically runs along the posterior aspect of the anal canal.

RResupply: In cases of rectal surgery, it’s important to ligate or preserve the Inferior Rectal Artery depending on the surgical approach.

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